Feisty Fireworks

Victoria Day Weekend Fireworks

When I was a child, my parents would always have big parties for the May long weekend, which concluded with a fireworks show put on by my dad and his friend on our front lawn.  It has been at least 20 years since we've done that, so on the occasion of my dad's 70th birthday, my … [Read more...]

My Present to You … A Bit of Ron Sexsmith

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I can't think of a better way to wish all of you a Happy Holidays than with a song and some thoughtful words from Ron Sexsmith.   [youtube wX88qU_RQs8]   Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, Happy Kwanza, and absolute delight in whatever your winter festivities … [Read more...]

What I Want for the Holidays? @TheArtOfDancing Advent Calendar

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I think I'm in love!   5th December - 'Cantina Band' by John Williams from lewisnluke on Vimeo.   Please tell me that they are single. And as this is after all an Advent Calendar, I don't think it is too much to ask that somebody tie them up in a bow for me … [Read more...]

Taunted by Burnaby Village Museum

A moment captured by Jeremy Lim on the train at Burnaby Village Museum

Well, you know I'm all about the tease, and a tease is exactly what I got when the cats at Ahimsa Media got us into the Burnaby Village Museum for a photo shoot earlier this month.  I got just enough of a taste for the place to know I wanted to spend a whole lot more time there … [Read more...]

Unexpected Aid in Showing Boxing Day Restraint

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Couldn't figure out how my sister could possibly be so thin after having a baby.  That was until I accidentally leaned against her fridge earlier today with a plate laden with trifle and pavlova. As I leaned back this is what I was greeted with: … [Read more...]